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Michigan plans to build a new veterans home at the site of a former military housing complex in suburban Detroit.

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Gretchen Whitmer ha ganado la nominación Democrática para Gobernador de Michigan, venciendo a dos competidores para avanzar a la elección de noviembre para suceder al Gobernador Republicano, Rick Snyder.  

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Former legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer will lead Michigan's first all-female statewide ticket in the November election, winning the Democratic nomination for governor and pitting her against Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette, an ally of President Donald Trump.

Rick Snyder
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Gov. Rick Snyder has toured a water system project in a city near Kalamazoo that's dealing with chemical contamination in its public water system.

Detroit Breaks Ground On New International Bridge

Jul 17, 2018
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Michigan and Canadian officials broke ground Wednesday on the US port of entry site for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.  

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Michigan has about 150 new laws. Governor Rick Snyder finished going through a pile of bills that were sent to him before the Legislature went on its summer break.    


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Michigan drivers will have to allow at least 3 feet of clearance or a "safe distance" while passing a bicyclist on the road under bills signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Michigan's environmental oversight agency will now have its own private industry panel.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed legislation that would have replaced the state's ballast water discharge requirements for oceangoing vessels with federal regulations.

Michigan Capitol
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Michigan will put 100 million dollars toward skilled trades training and career exploration. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation into law Tuesday.    


City of Flint water tower
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A new state rule requires local water systems to get rid of all their lead service lines over the next 20 years.  

As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, these are the types of pipes that contributed to the Flint water crisis.   


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More than 500,000 able-bodied, nonelderly adults in Michigan's Medicaid expansion program would have to work or meet related requirements to keep qualifying for government health insurance under a revised bill that cleared a major legislative hurdle on Wednesday and is expected to become law.

Governor Rick Snyder rolled out a plan Monday to improve school safety following the Parkland-Florida shootings.


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The city of Flint has been officially released from state oversight after roughly six years — a period including a public health crisis spurred by high lead levels in its water.

American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti
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Michigan's 500-acre (202-hectare) center for autonomous vehicle research is officially open and will partner with technology giant Microsoft.

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